Thursday, January 5, 2012

The Positive Kind

Another spin around the sun, a new year has begun.  Reflection and introspection seem to permeate as we recycle calendars.  Resolutions made and then broken.  A new concept was introduced to me in 2011 as an alternative, a simple word for the year ahead.  I liked the idea, but had no intention to choose one for myself.  I let it go, but I free write every morning to purge my skull so I can start fresh for the new day.  All of a  sudden a word chose me.  Funny how the subconscious takes over. 
You must plant a seed for it to grow.  Mine were planted unknowingly when I joined an online book blog in September.  The synchronicity of how I was invited is stranger than fiction, but the Universe meant for me to be there.  We studied a book on how to discover or recover one’s creative self.  I love to write and want to get better at it.  Seven women and me dissected a chapter a week.  I was transforming and the encouragement, kindness and open honesty, in what we call the tribe, became a safe haven to even share my words.  I have been remiss in posting here because I am engrossed in writing a novel. 
My tribe is beginning the second book of the series next week and I am anxious to study and find additional guidance with them again.   Yes, the seeds were planted and I am looking forward to sprouting this year.  My focus and word for 2012 is change, the positive kind.   

11 comments:

  1. A good word picked you. It has been a crazy ride so far, now we begin the next book. I look forward to sharing the ride with you, seeing where it will take us in this new year. Hang on and let go! (is that an oxymoron?)

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  2. Its been one amazing ride hasn't it. This was meant to be a journey about creativity and yet it has permeated into every part of our lives. We discovered each other and formed a tribe and in the process we found ourselves.

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  3. Positive Change.
    Excellent!
    Great post. Very positive and motivated.
    Change looks good on you!

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  4. It's been quite a ride, huh. Here's to the beginning of a passionate new adventure that promises nothing but change, inspires faith and gratitude, as we build relationships with self and others and remind us to LIVE. I'm in~

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  5. There will be bumps along the way as we wind up the trail. We will free fall faster than a roller coaster and climb again. Our mountain is waiting.

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  6. "Hang on and let go!"...I like that, Jan. Yes, let's look forward to positive thoughts and good changes.

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  7. Here's hoping that your seeds sprout so fast and so thick that the weeds don't stand a chance!!

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  8. Me thinks you have been on the dark side of the moon.

    Congratulations!

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  9. How you doing there Nightwriter...miss seeing your posts...just wanted to stop by while I had a chance this morning before I head to the homestead chores.

    hope all is good.

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